Oreocryptophis porphyraceus laticinctus
(Broad-Banded Red Bamboo Ratsnake)

Distribution: Peninsular Malaysia and Sumatra (Indonesia).

Habitat: Tropical mountain areas over 1500 m elevation. Moist evergreen
forests
Oreocryptophis porphyraceus vaillanti
(Chinese Bamboo Ratsnake)

Distribution: Southeaster China, Laos, and northern Vietnam.

Habitat: Subtropical mountain areas over 800 m elevation. Medium moist
semi-evergreen and deciduous forests.
Oreocryptophis porphyraceus coxi
(Thai Bamboo Ratsnake)

Distribution: Northeastern Thailand.

Habitat: Subtropical mountain areas over 800 m elevation. Medium moist
semi-evergreen forests.
Gonyosoma prasinum
(Green Bush Snake)

Distribution: India, China, Burma (Myanmar), Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam

Habitat: Areas with abundant vegetation, such as sub tropical mountain rainforests. Found at
altitudes of 900 - 2560m. This species is  arboreal and dinural.
Orthriophis taeniurus spp.
(Vietnamese blue beauty)

Distribution: Vietnam, Thailand, Burma (Myanmar),Laos

Habitat: This species inhabits atitudes of 600 - 1000m. Found in forested areas and
fields.
Euprepiophis mandarinus
(Mandarin Ratsnake)

Distribution: China, North Vietnam, Northern Burma, North East India, Taiwan

Habitat: Montane species but it does live at elevations below 500 m in many parts of its range. It
is common at elevations of 2000 to 2500 m. Found in a wide variety of habitats, from forest to
open areas.
Zamenis persicus
(Persian Ratsnake)       Morph: Piebald

Distribution: NW Iran near the Caspian Sea, SE tip of Azerbaijan (around Lenkoran)

Habitat: Moderately moist forests and forest clearings with little vegetation at higher
elevations.
Rhynchophis boulengeri   
(Rhino Ratsnake)

Distribution: Northern Vietnam and southern China.

Habitat: Subtropical rainforests between 300 and 1100 m elevation and has
often been found in stream valleys.
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group of these.

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of someone that does
please contact us.
Zamenis situla
(Leopard Ratsnake)       AKA Elaphe situla

Distribution: Albania, Bulgaria, Greece, Italy, Malta, Yugoslavia, Turkey, Ukraine  

Habitat: Semi rural areas, frequenting farm out buildings, rocky hillsides, dry stone
walls, cultivated fields and isolated houses.
Gonyosoma oxycephala  (Red-tailed Green Ratsnake)

Distribution:Burma, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia/Singapore, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam

Habitat: Tropical rainforests and is typically found in lowlands, foothills, and mangrove swamps.  
Being a predominantly arboreal species this snake is generally found in bushes and trees at
elevations up to 750m.
Photograph by:
Larry Keller, Prairieland Herpetoculture
Elaphe anomala  (Amur Ratnake)
Distribution: China, Korea           Morph: Albino

Habitat: This species inhabits regions up to 2000m in altitude, a semi-aboreal snake that lives in a
variety of biotopes of grasslands, dry scrub, rocky areas and on the banks of rivers and lakes. E.
anomala is primarily a diurnal snake and also a nest raider, showing a preference of small rodents,
birds and their eggs.
Coelognathus radiatus  (Radiated Ratsnake) Morph: T+ Albino

Distribution: Bangladesh, Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia,
Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam.

Habitat: Inhabits regions up to 1400m.  Found in tropical rain forests, plantations, farmland, dry
grasslands or near ponds and canals.
Orthriophis taeniurus mocquardi  (Mocquard's Beauty Snake)

Distribution: China, Vietnam.           Morph: Albino

Habitat: The species inhabits altitudes up to 1000m. Living in moderately moists areas,
landscapes with low dense vegetation, forest edges or areas near water, this is a
semi-arboreal snake that is seen in either on the ground or up in trees.
Orthriophis taeniurus taeniurus  (Chinese Beauty Snake)
Distribution: China           Morph: Calico
Habitat: Found in atitudes up to 1000m. Inhabiting areas such as edges of forests, areas with
settlements and farmlands.
This semi-arboreal species is known for being both nocturnal and diurnal.
Coelognathus radiatus  (Radiated Ratsnake)
Distribution: Bangladesh, Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia,
Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam.

Habitat: Inhabits regions up to 1400m.  Found in tropical rain forests, plantations, farmland, dry
grasslands or near ponds and canals.
Orthriophis taeniurus ridleyi (Cave Dwelling Ratsnake)
Distribution
: Malaysia

Habitat: This snake is found in tropical rainforests and caves. Altitudes
200-1500m.
Coelognathus subradiatus subradiatus  (Indonesian Ratsnake)

Distribution: Indonesian Lesser Sunda Islands

Habitat: Found in a wide range of habitats  including open bush vegetation, close to human
settlements, plantations of coconut palms, and montane forest at altitudes of up to 1200 m.
Elaphe dione (Diones Ratsnake, Steppes Ratsnake)

Distribution: Ukraine, Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, Russia, Georgia, Mongolia, North Korea, South
Korea, Armenia, China, Azerbajan, Uzbekistan, Tadzhikistan, Kyrgyzstan

Habitat: Can be found from Sea Level to 3500m. Elaphe dione inhabits a vast range, and can be
found in a variety of ecosystems. They can be found in most types of landscape except deserts.
Elaphe climacophora  (Japanese Ratsnake)

Distribution: Japan and neighbouring islands, Kunashiri

Habitat: Can be found from Sea Level to 2000 m. Found in a vast assortments of ecosystems such
as agricultural land, bamboo thickets, grasslands, rice fields, in the vicinity of hot springs, and in
and around human settlements.
Elaphe schrencki (Russian Ratsnake, Amur Ratsnake)

Distribution: China, Korea, Russia, Mongolia.

Habitat: Found in regions with altitudes up to 2000m. E. schrencki has been observed up 5 to 6m
high in trees. Often found in moist biotypes and wetlands as well as in and around loose stone and
tree stumps. Has also been noted in open forests and scrub habitats.